Measuring Your Grip Size. Here is an old trick among tennis pros: determine your grip size using height (works for both men and women): Height….....Grip Size Under 5’ 2”.....4 1/8 5’ 3” to 5’ 5”.....4 1/4 5’ 6” to 5’ 8”.....4 3/8 5’ 9” to 5’ 11”...4 1/2 6’ & taller….....4 5/8
A tennis racquet’s grip size measures the circumference or distance around the handle, ...
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A typical overgrip will increase a grip by 1/16 inch. You can also increase grip size using a heat-shrink sleeve. One heat shrink sleeve will increase grip size by 1/8 inch. Both methods will increase overall racquet weight slightly (7-16 grams), but the benefits of a correct grip size far "outweigh" the disadvantages of this added mass.
Method 1: Using a Tennis Racquet to Find Your Tennis Grip Size. Start off by placing the tennis racquet in front of you on a flat surface. Place the crook in between your thumb and your index right on the tennis racket handle. An example of this is shown to the left. The tennis racket head should be facing horizontal as in the picture.
Next, measure to the tip of your ring finger, this measurement is your grip size. In the diagram below, the measured grip size is 4.5". In general, the measured length should fall between 4 inches and 4 5/8 inches. This measurement gives you a starting point in determining the perfect grip size for you.
The size will only range from 4 to 4 5/8 inches. Here are the two methods that you can try when measuring your tennis grip size: 1. Place your palm in the same angle of the string face and then hold an eastern forehand grip. Make sure that the index finger of your non-hitting hand can fit in the space between your palm and your ring finger.
That measurement indicates your grip size. Grip 0- 4.0 inches; Grip 1- 4. 1/8 inches; Grip 2- 4. 1/4 inches; Grip 3- 4. 3/8 inches; Grip 4- 4. 1/2 inches; Grip 5- 4. 5/8 inches; Most adult height juniors have grip sizes of 0, 1, or 2; Women players have grip sizes of 1, 2, or 3; Men players have grip sizes of 3 or 4; Big hands have grip size of 5.
Grip Size. Grip size is one of the important criteria for the selection of a tennis racket. A proper grip size gives you the comfort to hold a tennis racket. Grip size refers to the perimeter of a racket handle. The chart below depicts different grip sizes, starting from 100-102 mm and up to 115-117 mm as per European and US standards.